Giancarlo Abete re-elected as Italian football federation head

Giancarlo Abete was on Monday re-elected as president of the Italian football federation on a four-year mandate, winning 94.33 percent of the vote in which he was the sole candidate.

Reported by: Agence France-Presse
Last updated on Monday, 14 January, 2013 21:39 IST
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Rome: Giancarlo Abete was on Monday re-elected as president of the Italian football federation on a four-year mandate, winning 94.33 percent of the vote in which he was the sole candidate.

The 62-year-old Abete, who was first elected as federation head in 2007 and sealed a first re-election in 2009, said this tenure would be his last.

The Italian federation has 1.4 million members.

Story first published on: Monday, 14 January 2013 21:36 IST

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